The late great Clifton Chenier!
An old fave…
I’m not sure the origin of the Woodchopper’s Breakdown. I think it may be a Ned Landry composition. I believe it to be a Canadian tune at least, although it is played in America and other parts of the world as well. Here’s Ned Landry’s… Read More
I came across this performance at the Old Time Tiki Parlor YouTube channel. The players are Jody Kruskal, David Bragger & Susan Platz. I love the concertina with the 2 fiddles. I’m familiar with this tune from a recording by Spencer and Rains.
Part of learning any instrument or any genre of music is immersing yourself in the music you want to play. I’ve been putting a lot of time and effort into learning fiddle and it’s safe to say that much of the time I have a… Read More
This tune is also known as the Dziadek Polka or translated, the Grandfather Polka. It’s a popular tune both among polka bands and in the fiddling community. Here are 3 great versions. Here’s another fabulous version featuring Canadian fiddler Mark Sullivan with the amazing Jeremy… Read More
Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Chas…